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Tablet shipments suggest a crossing point with PCs might not be far off

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Just as smartphones roared past PCs by the end of 2010, the tablet market is powering ahead even while shipments of PCs have begun to waver - which could prove a problem for MicrosoftHere's a graph to worry Microsoft - and hearten Apple and Google. It shows smartphone, PC and...
Tablet shipments suggest a crossing point with PCs might not be far off

Foursquare brings updated venue pages to iOS, adds new post-checkin 'highlights'

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Last week, Foursquare updated its venue pages to make them more friendly both pre and post-checkin. Today, those improvements come to the iPhone app, with one additional change. The new post-checkin experience on iPhone will now present you with ‘highlights’ of your visit. These can take the form of a...
Foursquare brings updated venue pages to iOS, adds new post-checkin 'highlights'

Cash In Your Old Blackberry At uSell.com

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This post is sponsored by uSell, a price-comparison website that helps you find the best price when it's time to sell your BlackBerry, smartphones, and other used electronics. Find reputable buyers for your used devices on uSell. #sellblackberry If you're a BlackBerry user, you're no doubt looking forward to the...
Cash In Your Old Blackberry At uSell.com

Just Checking...How Many of Foursquare's Reported 20 Million Users Are Active?

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On the face of it, the statistics are impressive: 20 million registered users and 2 billion check-ins. But as location check-in app Foursquare celebrates 4sqDay (16 April = 4 squared, geddit?), how many people still regularly use the service? After all, manually checking in to places is going out...
Just Checking...How Many of Foursquare's Reported 20 Million Users Are Active?
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Twitter and Foursquare Attempt to Ruin Movie Going with Pre-Show Ad Partnership

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It would be neat to read Twitter on that. (Photo: Hashgram) The movies are no longer our one place of reprieve from social media. Twitter and Foursquare both announced partnerships yesterday with National CineMedia, a company that creates those annoying pre-show ads, to integrate the two sites into your movie viewing experience....
Twitter and Foursquare Attempt to Ruin Movie Going with Pre-Show Ad Partnership

AT&T to release Digital Life home automation in March

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AT&T's mobile-friendly Digital Life home monitoring system has been brewing for nearly a year. At last, it's ready to roll: the service is now expected to launch in eight markets as of this March. While we're still waiting on prices, the company is already dividing its offering up into...
AT&T to release Digital Life home automation in March

Uber Comes To Asia, Starts Trials In Singapore

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Uber has brought its premium taxi calling app to Singapore—the first country in Asia to get it. The company has been trialing its service here for the past week. According to users who have tried it out here, it runs Mercedes Benz S-Class sedans, setting it above the usual smaller...
Uber Comes To Asia, Starts Trials In Singapore

Facebook updates mobile fan pages to include pinned posts, store locator, popular songs, activity log, other Timeline features

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Facebook continues to roll out the Timeline design to fan pages on mobile devices, and now we’ve gotten a full look at what’s available. Updated mobile pages include most native Facebook features that are available on desktop: cover photo, friend activity, pinned posts, store locator, events, popular songs and more....
Facebook updates mobile fan pages to include pinned posts, store locator, popular songs, activity log, other Timeline features

Apple Looking to Boost iPhone Sales With New Retail Store Trade-In Program

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Bloomberg reports that Apple will for the first time begin accepting trade-ins on iPhones in its retail stores, encouraging users to upgrade to the latest models and seeking to boost sales. Apple will be partnering with recycling firm Brightstar to offer the program.Used iPhones collected in the U.S. will only...
Apple Looking to Boost iPhone Sales With New Retail Store Trade-In Program

Mexican entertainment guide Yumbling goes social with version 2.0

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Yumbling has launched its version 2.0 to improve its user experience and make it more social, the Mexican startup announced. Following the release, it now hopes to position itself as Mexico’s most complete entertainment guide. As you may remember, Yumbling is a free mobile and web platform that helps Mexican...
Mexican entertainment guide Yumbling goes social with version 2.0

Foursquare Improves Android App, Makes Search More Prominent

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Foursquare has introduced a new version of its Android app. As the company says in its blog post there are three primary changes: More prominent “Explore” search box at the top of the screen A map at the top of the screen displays your network’s most recent check-ins (which opens......
Foursquare Improves Android App, Makes Search More Prominent
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What Lies Beyond The Check-In: Foursquare To Launch Big New Redesign Next Week

Samsung snaps up mSpot, teases a boost to media cloud efforts

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Talk of a Samsung cloud service might not have panned out at the Galaxy S III event, but that doesn't mean the Korean electronics giant isn't interested in the space. Samsung has just acquired mSpot, best known for its cloud music storage and its earlier movie streaming tie-ins with...
Samsung snaps up mSpot, teases a boost to media cloud efforts
iPhone trade-in biz booms ahead of Sept. 12, values expected to plummet after event

T-Mobile HTC One goes on sale today. Go buy it (for fee with a trade in?)

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I’ve had my HTC One S review unit for a week and can say that that what I found before stands. Without a doubt (OK one little one), this is the phone to get if you are on T-Mobile.  In fact, there are few phones avalable from any carriers that can...
T-Mobile HTC One goes on sale today. Go buy it (for fee with a trade in?)

Facebook expands capabilities for feature phones, adds support for pages and places

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Facebook recently updated its feature phones mobile app to allow users to interact with pages and check into locations, according to posts on the company’s Facebook for Every Phone page. “Facebook for Every Phone” is a native mobile app compatible with more than 2,500 different Java-enabled feature phones. Previously,...
Facebook expands capabilities for feature phones, adds support for pages and places

Foursquare refreshes iOS app for streamlined exploring, speedier check-ins

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Building upon redesigned version 5.0, Foursquare has updated its iOS app (sorry, Android users, our guess is that you're coming up next). The refresh provides a number of cosmetic changes, including a tighter check-in screen that omits addresses in favor of a map view of your surroundings (and seems...
Foursquare refreshes iOS app for streamlined exploring, speedier check-ins

Foursquare fans rejoice: 'Nearby Friends' is back on iOS and BlackBerry, Android to follow

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There was a minor omission from Foursquare’s recent redesign, with Crowley & Co. opting to erase the popular ‘Nearby Friends’ view. But fret not, the location-based social network has reintroduced the feature with its latest roll-out, letting you once again switch between all your activity and check-ins in your...
Foursquare fans rejoice: 'Nearby Friends' is back on iOS and BlackBerry, Android to follow

How Foursquare Crushed My Startup In The 'Check-In Wars' (FB)

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As an entrepreneur, it can be hard to admit defeat.  When Facebook Product Manager Josh Williams started working on Gowalla, a location-based social network, his ultimate vision was for "people to see the world through the eyes of their friends," Williams recently wrote on Medium. Convinced that the idea was crazy,...
How Foursquare Crushed My Startup In The 'Check-In Wars' (FB)

Appcelerator introduces private cloud services to court bigger developers, enterprise clients

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Mobile app development platform Appcelerator has expanded its cloud services offerings. Developers working with Appcelerator can now opt to have their own private, dedicated, cloud service servers that can be set up either virtually or at their own premises. Appcelerator introduced cloud services to its product lineup earlier this year, giving...
Appcelerator introduces private cloud services to court bigger developers, enterprise clients

Sony unveils latest HX950 flagship HDTV in Japan with 'Intelligent Peak LED' backlighting

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While Sony's current lineup of HDTVs has so far topped out with the HX929/920 series, in Japan it has just unveiled a new top of the line model, the HX950. Often rumored in the last few months, this model will be available in 65- or 55-inch varieties and features...
Sony unveils latest HX950 flagship HDTV in Japan with 'Intelligent Peak LED' backlighting

How much better is GPS over Wi-Fi positioning? Yelp knows

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When you have millions of location data points, figuring out how much more accurate GPS is compared to Wi-Fi is a snap. Luckily, Yelp just happens to have that type of data, captured through users of its app who check-in at various business locations. Earlier this week, the company scoured the...
How much better is GPS over Wi-Fi positioning? Yelp knows

Foursquare redesigns web listing pages for its 50M site visitors after Explore usage doubles in 2 months

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Foursquare has been undergoing a transition over the past year from something of a check-in game to a full-fledged ‘decision service’ along the lines of Yelp. That transition has been accomplished by taking the massive amount of data from its 3.5B check-ins and offering up that value to people ‘searching...
Foursquare redesigns web listing pages for its 50M site visitors after Explore usage doubles in 2 months

Temple Run: Brave; DaWindci – review

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iOS, App Store, 69p, Disney; iOS, App Store, £2.49, Reality TwistMovie tie-ins are usually rightly dreaded – cheap cash-ins designed purely to fleece fans of a few extra quid. However, there's been a recent trend towards innovative, and enjoyable, mobile games to accompany big cinema releases, of which Temple Run:...
Temple Run: Brave; DaWindci – review
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